William Mckinley

By Kayla Arzt

A Brief Biography

Known as the 25 president as the United States, Mckinley at the age of 34, he won a seat in congress which brought his name out into the public. Later as president, he lead america to victory in the Spanish- American War and raising tariffs to promote American industry.

Mckinley was for imperialism!

Mckinley was one of the presidents who did most of the US empire. He annexed Hawaii and fought the Spanish-American war. In the war, US took control over Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam, and Philippines.

What actions did he take?

The US took control over Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines

Things you might of not know about Mckinley

  • Republican
  • Took the office on March 4, 1897
  • Born January 29, 1843
  • Died September 19,1901 - Assassinated

His Speech about Imperialism in 1900

This explains that we still need to work to get better, but we were good at the time. He always wanted improvement.

http://www.christandcountry.net/historic_docs/speeches/mckinley_imperialism_speech.html